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Could high blood pressure be causing my frequent urination and fatigue?

Could high blood pressure be causing my frequent urination and fatigue?

Not directly: The metabolic factors causing your high blood pressure could be contributing to frequent urination and fatigue. For example, an excess amount of sterols within the tissues of your cell and mitochodrial memebranes can reduce oxidative processes leading to a reliance on anaerobic metabolism. This metabolic imbalance can raise bp, reduce production of ATP and polyuria amongst other symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Hypertension (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more


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Ii am a 65-year-old female who has high blood pressure. I take 5mg of amlodipine/20mg of benazpril both at night. Urinate 2-3 xs at night.

Ii am a 65-year-old female who has high blood pressure.  I take 5mg of amlodipine/20mg of benazpril both at night.  Urinate 2-3 xs at night.

Timing: Why are you taking this at night? Try switching to mornings and see if any relating voiding disappears into the activiites of your day and stays away from nights so you can sleep. ...Read more

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Does congestive heart failure and high blood pressure cause nighttime urination?

Does congestive heart failure and high blood pressure cause nighttime urination?

Nocturia: Yes. The fluid shifts in the body when one is laying down versus being up and about can be quite significant and this can lead to frequent need to urinate at night. ...Read more

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Can anything be done to reduce nighttime urination (3x) for elderly taking furosemide 20 mg with diltiazem 240mg for high blood pressure?

Can anything be done to reduce nighttime urination (3x) for elderly taking furosemide 20 mg with diltiazem 240mg for high blood pressure?

Discuss with your Dr: Or a geriatrician. U might be a candidate for medication which will relax bladder muscle such as oxybutinin er, Detrol or vesicare (solifenacin). Such meds allow bladder to hold more urine and can reduce or eminate need to urinate at night. Your dr is the best person to advise because of your various medical problems & medications. ...Read more

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Could drugs show up in a blood and urine test for high blood pressure?

Could drugs show up in a blood and urine test for high blood pressure?

Tests: Lab tests are agent specific. If you test for specific drugs and they are present they will usually show up. ...Read more

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I have blood in my urine it's been there about 3 years what should I do? I have high blood pressure too

I have blood in my urine it's been there about 3 years what should I do? I have high blood pressure too

Blood : Blood in urine could occur as a result of trauma or a medical condition. Throughout the genitilia, there are many areas and blood vessels that could be broken, leading to blood in the urine or semen.
Items that could cause trauma and blood in the urine could be aggressive sex or masterbation, interrupted sex, kidney stones, prostatitis or a procedural biopsy on the testicles/kidney/bladder.
Medical conditions that can cause blood in the urine include: side effects of blood thinners, stds such as chlamydia/genital herpes/warts, prostate cancer or bladder cancer.
Since this is an ongoing condition it is suggested that you see a doctor to determine what the cause is. If there is an infection or trauma going on, it is important to get it assessed. ...Read more

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What could cause high blood pressure to start out of the blue current (155/95) and occult blood in urine?

What could cause high blood pressure to start out of the blue current (155/95) and occult blood in urine?

Needs urgent attenti: Many glomerular (kidney) conditions could do that. It is abnormal and with your age also you need urgent attention with complete blood work and urinalysis. ...Read more

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I am experiencing low back pain. I have high blood pressure took on fri 217/97 today it's 174/116 I have cloudy urine and white blood cells in urine?

I am experiencing low back pain. I have high blood pressure took on fri 217/97 today it's 174/116 I have cloudy urine and white blood cells in urine?

Get urinalysis.: Kidney disease may refer pain to the spine, so, check for infection. If that is not it, get a good spine exam ...Read more

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Could hormone problems cause high blood pressure and excessive urination for 2 months? No bacteria in urine. Feel like peeing right after using toilet

Could hormone problems cause high blood pressure and excessive urination for 2 months? No bacteria in urine. Feel like peeing right after using toilet

See below: You have acute urethral syndrome. Please read the following from the National Institutes of Health: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1503818/?page=2 Please pay special attention to the last 2 paragraphs (page 4) which discusses treatment. ...Read more

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My blood pressure is 106/65 and my pulse is 65. Do I need to go to the E.R.? I normally have high blood pressure.

My blood pressure is 106/65 and my pulse is 65. Do I need to go to the E.R.? I normally have high blood pressure.

NO: You are fine. Relax. This is normal BP and Pulse. There is normal range of BP from 90 to 60 to 140/85. And Pulse varies from 60 to 100. ...Read more

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Year old with high blood pressure?

Year old with high blood pressure?

1yo HBO: Yes high blood pressure can occur at one year. Usually due to a known cause and there are many. Happy to do consult but need more details. ...Read more

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Can soda cause high blood pressure?

Can soda cause high blood pressure?

Not directly: Carbonated beverages have been blamed for many health issues. However, there is no known direct cause and effect relationship between them and high blood pressure. Having said that, excessive intake will likely lead to weight gain and obesity increases your risk of hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. ...Read more

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How do I get high blood pressure down?

How do I get high blood pressure down?

Lifestyle changes: Try lifestyle changes first:
— don't smoke cigarettes or use any tobacco product.
lose weight if you're overweight.
— exercise regularly.
— eat a healthy diet that includes lots of fruits and vegetables and is low in fat.
— limit your sodium, alcohol and caffeine intake.
— try relaxation techniques or biofeedback. ...Read more

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Can someone box with high blood pressure?

It depends: Depending on your medical problems, you should check with your doctor, boxing can cause traumatic brain injury and I do not recommend it in general. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure affect the vision?

Can high blood pressure affect the vision?

Yes: Acute rise in blood pressure especially severe may result in visual disturbance. Chronic uncontrolled high blood pressure may also cause visual changes. ...Read more

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Can ginger aggravate high blood pressure?

Can ginger aggravate high blood pressure?

BP and Ginger: There are reports that ginger has a mild beneficial effect on BP, a study compared it to garlic for BP and cholesterol. Ginger was better for BP, and garlic was more beneficial for cholesterol ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure cause wavy vision?

Can high blood pressure cause wavy vision?

Not likely: Unless the pressure is staggeringly high, there is usually no effect on the vision. Wavy vision should be investigated by your ophthalmologist especially if it is of recent onset. Blood pressure does need control for other reasons (heart, brain) but not for alterations in eye vision. ...Read more

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How can I get help for high blood pressure?

How can I get help for high blood pressure?

Talk to your doc!: First, change your lifestyle, eg diet & exercise. Regular exercise is key. So is eating better (you know what that means but no fad diets — consider dash & mediterranean diets). Try to lose a few pounds, not major amounts, even 10-15# will do the trick. If this isn't enough, your doc will talk to you about medications, like thiazides, ace inhibitors, arb, beta blockers, calcium channel blocker, etc. ...Read more

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How can I deal with my high blood pressure?

How can I deal with my high blood pressure?

Healthy life style: Eat a mediterranean diet, get plenty of exercise, do not smoke and take care of any risk factors you may have like diabetes, hypertension or gout. Avoid excess alcohol and don't use drugs, learn to control stress.

Read this: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/hypertension. ...Read more

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What can I do to lower high blood pressure?

What can I do to lower high blood pressure?

Low salt low fat : A low-salt low-fat diet is best for cardiovascular and overall health. Studies have shown that a mediterranean diet which is high in vegetables, nuts and fish intake is the best overall type of diet. To lower blood pressure, this helps as well. So does exercise ...Read more

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Average weight to avoid high blood pressure?

Blood Pressure: Stop: Use this link to calculate your ideal weight: http://www.Bmi-calculator. Net/. Lifestyle changes such as losing weight, exercising regularly, decreasing sodium (salt) intake, avoiding alcohol and stimulants e.g. Caffeine, getting enough sleep and treating sleep apnea all help. However, blood pressure tends to rise gradually with age, so be prepared to take some medicines in needed to prevent stroke. ...Read more

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Can you mix a high blood pressure medicines?

Yes.: It is often necessary to take more than one drug to achieve optimal control of high blood pressure. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat high blood pressure?

What can you do to treat high blood pressure?

Lifestyle, meds: Lifestyle changes can lower blood pressure a lot: limiting sodium intake in the diet (2 grams per day), losing weight (sometimes even 7-10 lbs) and exercising regularly (30+ minutes of brisk walking or equivalent, per day). One can often lower blood pressure by 10 or more systolic, and 5 or more diastolic points this way. Numerous classes of medications lower BP by targeting different pathways. ...Read more

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What can I do to control high blood pressure?

What can I do to control high blood pressure?

Low salt diet: Exercise & weight loss... Medication if lifestyle changes are ineffective. Talk to your physician. ...Read more

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What can you do to reduce high blood pressure?

What can you do to reduce high blood pressure?

Lifestyle changes: Try lifestyle changes first:
— don't smoke cigarettes or use any tobacco product.
lose weight if you're overweight.
— exercise regularly.
— eat a healthy diet that includes lots of fruits and vegetables and is low in fat.
— limit your sodium, alcohol and caffeine intake.
— try relaxation techniques or biofeedback. ...Read more

Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


Dr. William Singer
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. A systolic blood pressure (top number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum contraction and a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum relaxation. ...Read more